What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? June 15 – 21

An Ingenious Museum Design That Turns Visitors Into Creators In theater, the “fourth wall” is the invisible barricade at the front of the stage, through which the audience observes the action while the players act as though the audience isn’t there. If such a thing exists in museums—and it does, in the form of glass … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? January 4 – 10

Alliance Names 2014 Great American Museum Advocates The American Alliance of Museums (AAM) has selected the first two Great American Museum Advocates from nominations submitted by museums of all types and sizes, all across the country. The winners are Simone Batiste, 16 years old from Oakland, CA, nominated by the Chabot Space & Science Center … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? April 13 – April 19

Anne Frank a “Belieber”? Anne Frank Museum Defends Bieber After Furore Over “She Would Have Been a Belieber” Amsterdam’s Anne Frank Museum on Monday defended teen idol Justin Bieber amid a furore over his comments that he hoped the Jewish teen who died in a Nazi camp would have been a fan. “We think that what’s special … Continue reading

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What Happened in Museums this Week?

What Happened in Museums This Week? February 23 – March 1

“A lack of vigilance” Red Cross Museum Tries to Return Tobacco Money Admitting “a lack of vigilance,” the Geneva-based International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum has refused a controversial donation offered to it by Japan Tobacco International (JTI). However, JTI says it won’t take the money back. To read more, click here. Applied Design MoMA Curator Paola Antonelli Appears … Continue reading

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